Labial veil see oral lappets

labiate a. [L. labium, lip] Having lips or lip-like parts or thickened margins.

labidophorous a. [Gr. labis, forcepts; pherein, to carry] Having pincer-like organs.

labiella; sing. labiellum [L. dim. labium, lip] 1. (ARTHRO: Chilopoda) A mouth part of a myriapod. 2. (ARTHRO: Insecta) The hypopharynx; the median mouthpart.

labile a. [L. labilis, slipping] Readily changeable; unstable.

labiostipes [L. dim. labium, lip; stipes, stem] (ARTHRO: Insecta) A portion of the basal part of the labium.

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